Here are Connecticut Sports Law’s top story lines of 2010, from 2 through 5. Click here to see 6 through 10.
2. Marist University’s lawsuit against James Madison University provides another chapter in the story of virtual free agency in college coaching.
3. Quinnipiac University volleyball players prevail in Title IX lawsuit against university; U.S. District Court Judge Stefan R. Underhill decides that competitive cheerleading is not a sport under Title IX.
4. The arrest of Middletown High School football coaches shines a light upon heat-related injuries and liability of high school coaches.
5. Professional hockey makes a resurgence in Connecticut. From Danbury to Hartford, one new and one renamed professional hockey team have brought fans back to Connecticut rinks. Connecticut Sports Law’s featured columnist Dan Canavan, in two exclusive interviews, got the stories from the men behind the Danbury Whalers and Connecticut Whale.